|Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 27, 2010 WikiLeaks Founder Says "Evidence of War Crimes" in Afghan War Logs, White House Downplays Leak, Claiming "No Broad New Revelations" The disclosure of a massive trove of classified military records documenting the Afghanistan war has ignited a firestorm and increased pressure on the White House to defend its military strategy. We play highlights of the White House press conference in Washington and Julian Assange’s press conference in London...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 23, 2010 The Fear of Sicko: CIGNA Whistleblower Wendell Potter Apologizes to Michael Moore for PR Smear Campaign; Moore Says Industry Was Afraid Film Would Cause a "Tipping Point" for Healthcare Reform We host a joint interview with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore and Wendell Potter, who was the head of corporate communications for the health insurance giant CIGNA when Moore’s film Sicko was released in 2007...
|Democracy Now! Monday, July 24, 2006 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Death Toll in Lebanon Approaches 400; 900,000 Displaced * Rice Arrives in Beirut; Says War is “Birth Pangs of a New Middle East” * U.S. Rushes to Send More Bombs to Israel * UK Foreign Minister Criticizes Israel’s Military Tactics * UN Official Accuses Israel of Violating Humanitarian Law * Journalists, Ambulances, Refugees Come Under Attack * More Headlines… * Lebanon7 Lebanon Under Siege: Dahr Jamail Reports from Beirut on How Israel Air Strikes Have Caused a Humanitarian C...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, April 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, April 5, 2011
|Democracy Now! Monday, February 14, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, February 14, 2011 “This is a Dream Come True”: Egyptians Celebrate in Cairo After Mubarak Resigns Democracy Now! correspondent Anjali Kamat was in the streets of Cairo as Egyptians erupted with joy after learning President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down following 18 days of street protests that began on January 25. In this video report, Kamat takes us to Cairo’s Tahrir Square, where people are not only cleaning up the streets but are also maintaining their rights to ...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, May 26, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, May 26, 2011 Vermont Poised to Become 1st State to Enact Single-Payer Healthcare Today Vermont is set to make history by becoming the first state in the nation to offer universal, single-payer healthcare when Gov. Peter Shumlin signs its healthcare reform bill into law. The Vermont plan, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will attempt to stem rising medical care prices and provide universal coverage...
|Democracy Now! Friday, December 25, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
StoryCorps: National Social History Project Records Ordinary People Telling Their Stories to Each Other We hear the voices of people, citizen and non-citizen, old and young telling their stories to each other. A grandmother tells her grandson about her own childhood. A young man proposes to his girlfriend. A soldier talks about his experience in war. A father remembers a loved one who passed away….All of these are stories told by ordinary Americans...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
|Democracy Now! Thursday, March 3, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, March 3, 2011 As Gaddafi Forces Launch New Attacks, Reports on the Ground from a Divided Libya Forces loyal to Col. Muammar Gaddafi have launched fresh air strikes on Libyan towns captured by anti-government opposition in a popular uprising over the past two weeks. Gaddafi has lost control of the eastern half of Libya, and thousands of protesters are thought to have been killed by Gaddafi’s forces...
|Democracy Now! Monday, January 1, 2007 [Spanish] - Democracy Now!|
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Facing Poor Unemployment, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Rates, Obama Campaigns on Economy in Lead-Up to Nov. Midterms It’s the economy, stupid. As President Obama faces devastating unemployment, foreclosure and bankruptcy rates, with no end in sight, he’s begun a ten-week campaign around the country leading up the November midterm elections. We speak with John Nichols, the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine, who says Obama should borrow a pa...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Tim Shorrock: Direct Talks with North Korea Are the Only Answer to End Korean War "The United States has only one choice in dealing with North Korea, even after its deadly artillery attack on a South Korean island," writes Tim Shorrock, an investigative journalist who has covered Korea for more than 30 years. "Negotiate directly with its government, forge an agreement to end Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program, and move towards a peace agreement to formally end the Korean War." On Wednesday, S...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 10, 2011 EXCLUSIVE: Playwright Tony Kushner Speaks Out on CUNY Controversy, Academic Freedom and Israel In a global broadcast exclusive, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner appears on Democracy Now! to announce he will accept an honorary degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, following a controversy that sparked national attention. Last week, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York voted to shelve the degree after one member ci...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Scientist: Rate of Gulf Spill Expanding * Internal BP Probes: Neglect Could Lead to Accidents * Financial Commission Subpoenas Goldman Sachs * 10 Troops, Including 7 Americans, Killed in Afghanistan * Israel Rejects International Probe * Clinton: Honduras Should Be Readmitted to OAS * Attorney Peter Erlinder Denied Bail in Rwanda * Natural Gas Explosions in Texas and West Virginia * Fired Massey Coal Miner Files Whistleblower Complaint * "Lightening" of Faces on Arizona Mural Stirs C...
|Democracy Now! Friday, February 11, 2011, Hours 1-2 and Special Live Broadcast - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, February 11, 2011, Hours 1-2 and Special Live Broadcast
|Democracy Now! Thursday, May 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, May 5, 2011 Pakistani Military Faces Scrutiny as Unfolding Evidence Suggests Direct Role in Harboring bin Laden Numerous questions have been raised on how Osama bin Laden could have been living in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad just down the street from Pakistan’s premier military academy. CIA Director Leon Panetta has reportedly said Pakistan was either "knowledgeable or incompetent" when it came to bin Laden’s whereabouts...
|Democracy Now! Monday, December 28, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Iranian Protesters Killed on Holy Day of Ashura * Obama Orders Review of Airport Security Following Attempted Plane Bombing * Sen. Lieberman: “If We Don’t Act Preemptively, Yemen Will Be Tomorrow’s War” * Israel to Build 700 More Homes in East Jerusalem * Egypt Detains Activists Preparing for Gaza Freedom March * Chinese Dissident Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison * Conservative Senate Democrats: Dump Climate Change Bill * Another Anti-Mining Activist Killed in El Salvador * Me...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Headlines * Obama Signs Healthcare Bill into Law as Senate Takes Up Revisions * Israel Approves New Settlements as Obama, Netanyahu Hold White House Meeting * Pelosi: Dems, GOP United in Backing Israeli Gov’t * UK Expels Israeli Diplomat for Passport Forgery in Hamas Killing * Students Rally for Aid Overhaul, DREAM Act * Graham Proposal Would Continue Indefinite Jailing of Terror Suspects * Court Strikes Down Restrictions on Media Ownership * Compensati...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * McChrystal Apologizes for Afghan Civilian Casualties; US Death Toll Reaches 1,000 * US Commander: Withdrawal from Iraq May Be Delayed * Sudan to Sign Darfur Peace Deal * Democrats $15B Jobs Bill Advances in Senate with GOP Help * Report: Wall Street Bonuses Increased 17 Percent in 2009 * Obama Outlines Healthcare Priorities Ahead of Bipartisan Meeting * Afghan Immigrant Pleads Guilty in NYC Subway Bombing Plot * EPA Delays New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations * Energy Department ...
|Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011 SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in His Own Word Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King. He was born January 15th, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Do You Know the Full Story Behind the Infamous McDonald’s Coffee Case and How Corporations Used it to Promote Tort Reform? Stella Liebeck made national headlines in 1992 when she sued McDonald’s after spilling a scalding cup of hot coffee on her lap. The lawsuit had the whole country talking. But what most people do not know is that Liebeck suffered third-degree burns over 16 percent of her body and never fully recovered...
|Democracy Now! Friday, July 15, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, July 15, 2011 U.S. Debt Default Looms as Talks Stall on Deficit Reduction: “We Are Playing with Fire” Discussion on a deficit reduction deal has stalled after five consecutive days of negotiations between Republicans and Democrats. In order to borrow beyond August 2, the United States must raise its $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. This week, Standard & Poor’s became the second of the major credit rating agencies to place U.S...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Study Reveals "Revolving Door" Between Capitol Hill Staffers and Healthcare Lobbyists A new study on healthcare lobbying published in the Chicago Tribune has found that healthcare companies have spent $635 million on lobbying over the past two years. At least 166 former congressional aides involved in shaping healthcare legislation have registered to lobby for healthcare companies. This includes at least fourteen former aides to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and at least thirteen former aide...
|Democracy Now! Monday, August 29, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! television program for Monday, August 29, 2011. Headlines for August 29,2011 "We Are Still Under Siege": Vermont Gov. Shumlin on Catastrophic Flooding & Climate Change Bill McKibben: Will Hurricane Irene Be a Wake-Up Call about Climate Change? Shored Up: Debate over Development on Barrier Islands Intensifies After Hurricane NYC Criticized for Failing to Evacuate Prisoners at Rikers Island Ahead of Hurricane Global Warming & War: New Study Finds Link Between Climate Change and Con...
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|Democracy Now! Thursday, March 25, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Today's Headlines * GOP Forces New House Vote on Healthcare Bill * Dems Face Threats over Healthcare Bill * Media Barred from Signing of Anti-Abortion Order * US, Russia Reach Arms Pact * US, Israel at Impasse in Settlement Dispute * Report: US Eases Iran Sanctions to Win Russia, China Backing * Afghan Militant Group Submits Peace Offer * US Hosts Pakistani Officials, Pledges Increased Cooperation * El Salvador Offers Apology on 30th Anniversary of Romero Murder * Argentina Marks 34th Anniversar...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, April 27, 2011
|Democracy Now! Thursday, April 28, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, April 28, 2011 5 Years After U.S.-Backed Clashes, Palestinian Factions Fatah, Hamas Reach Unity Deal The rival Palestinian political organizations, Fatah and Hamas, have reached an agreement to end a nearly five-year internal schism, form an interim government, and hold a general election within a year. The two sides have been locked in a bitter conflict since Fatah and the Bush administration tried to overthrow Gaza’s Hamas-led government in 2006 after Hamas won Pales...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Out of Exile: Exclusive Report on Ousted Honduran President Zelaya’s Return Home 23 Months After U.S.-Backed Coup In a Democracy Now! global broadcast exclusive, we take you on the plane of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya as he and his family return home after almost two years in exile. We speak with Zelaya, ousted Honduran foreign minister Patricia Rodas, Honduran exile René Guillermo Amador, and former Colombian senator Piedad Córdoba, one of th...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Obama Calls for Spending Freeze, Lowering Corporate Taxes in State of the Union President Obama delivered his second State of the Union address last night. Speaking before a newly divided Congress, Obama said the United States was in a 21st century version of the space race and in a global competition to create jobs in science and research. Obama focused much of his speech on the issue of jobs and proposed a number of deficit-cutting measures, including...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Return of the "Death Panel" Myth is a "Travesty," Says Dr. Atul Gawande As Republicans take control of the House today, GOP leaders say they will immediately try to repeal President Obama’s signature healthcare law. Even before the repeal vote takes place, Republicans can lay claim to a key victory in the healthcare battle. This week the Obama administration said it would reverse a regulation that would have covered end-of-life planning for Medicare be...
|Democracy Now! Friday, October 8, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, October 8, 2010 Jailed Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Awarded Nobel Peace Prize The jailed Chinese human rights activist and writer Liu Xiaobo has been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights." Liu was sentenced to eleven years in prison last year after spearheading a petition calling for freedom of assembly, expression and religion in China...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - Democracy Now!|
Lawsuits, Machine Malfunctions and Missing Absentee Ballots Among Voting Rights Issues Facing Jittery Election With the election less than a week away, the battle is on for voting rights. Early voters across the country are reporting long lines and problems with electronic voting machines. Republicans, meanwhile, continue to file lawsuits that could stop thousands from voting. We speak to Harvey Wasserman of Free Press and Brad Friedman of the Brad Blog...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, November 6, 2008 - Democracy Now!|
President-Elect Obama and the Future of US Foreign Policy: A Roundtable Discussion Congratulations pour in from around the world for President-elect Barack Obama after his historic victory Tuesday night. But what are Obama’s foreign policy positions, and what are the concerns for those living in countries at the target end of US foreign policy? We host a roundtable discussion with filmmaker and investigative journalist John Pilger in Britain, Columbia University professor and Africa scholar Ma...
|Democracy Now! Monday, January 24, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, January 24, 2011 Rashid Khalidi: Leaked "Palestine Papers" Underscore Weakness of Palestinian Authority, Rejectionism of Israel and U.S. Newly released documents show Palestinian negotiators agreed to give up large tracts of West Bank land, and nearly all of East Jerusalem, in peace talks with the Israeli government. The disclosure is among many contained in what is being called the "Palestine Papers"—over 1,700 files from inside Israeli-Palestinian negotiations dating f...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, March 24, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, March 24, 2011 Thousands Protest in Syria After Gov’t Forces Kill Scores of Demonstrators An estimated crowd of more than 20,000 has turned out for the funerals of victims killed in a Syrian government attack on a mosque housing protesters in the city of Daraa, which in recent days has seen some of Syria’s largest demonstrations in decades. Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead, but witnesses say the toll could be far greater...
|Democracy Now! Friday, January 21, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, January 21, 2011 Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Moves to Create Single-Payer Healthcare As the House votes to repeal President Obama’s healthcare reform bill, the state of Vermont is taking matters into its own hands. We speak with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who is leading efforts to create a single-payer healthcare system in the state. He was voted into office after making single payer a cornerstone of his campaign...
|Democracy Now! Friday, May 7, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Today's Headlines: * BP Oil Slick Reaches La. Shores * U.S. Imposes 3-Week Freeze on New Offshore Drilling Permits * Labor, Civil Rights Groups Urge Arizona Boycott * Senate Defeats Amendment to Break Up Banks * Study: Americans “Bombarded” With Cancer Causes * Pentagon Bans 4 Reporters from Gitmo Trials * Fmr. Guatemalan Soldier Involved in 1982 Massacre Arrested in Florida * Greek Lawmakers Approve New Austerity Measures * Burmese Opposition Party Dissolves * 2 Palestinian Civil Rights Act...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, June 10, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * UN Security Council Approves New Sanctions Against Iran * Turkey and Brazil Vote Against Iranian Sanctions * Iran Threatens to Reduce Ties to IAEA * 86 People Reported Sick in Louisiana and Alabama from Oil Spill * Activist Pours Fake Oil on Herself During Senate Hearing * BP Claims There Are No Underwater Oil Plumes * Obama Urges Israel to Loosen Blockade of Gaza * Israeli Document: Gaza Blockade a Form of "Economic Warfare" * Obama’s Intel Nominee Tied to False Iraq WMD Claim * S...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, February 10, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, February 10, 2011 Striking Egyptian Workers Fuel the Uprising After 10 Years of Labor Organizing Egypt’s pro-democracy uprising is surging after striking workers joined in the protests nationwide. Thousands of Egyptian workers walked off the job Wednesday demanding better wages and benefits. Strikes were reported in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and the Suez Canal. We speak to Stanford University Professor Joel Beinin, who, as the former director of Middle East Studies at t...
|Democracy Now! Friday, April 30, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * BP Oil Spill Hits Louisiana Coastline * Thousands Gather for March on Wall St. * Goldman Sachs Faces Criminal Probe * Protests, Lawsuits Challenge Arizona Immigration Law * Pentagon: Afghan Violence Up Nearly 90% * UN Closes Kandahar Mission * Gitmo Prisoner Skips Evidentiary Hearing * House Approves Puerto Rico Referendum * 4 Prisoners in Holy Land Case Moved to Secretive, Restrictive CMUs * More Headlines… "You Got Bailed Out, We Got Sold Out"–Thousands Protest on Wall Street T...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Jeremy Scahill: As Mass Uprising Threatens the Saleh Regime, a Look at the Covert U.S. War in Yemen The crisis in Yemen is growing following high-level defections from the regime of U.S.-backed President Ali Abudullah Saleh. On Monday, a dozen top military leaders announced their pledge to protect the protest movement after 45 people were killed and some 350 were wounded when Yemeni forces opened fire on demonstrators in the capital of Sana’a on Friday—...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, October 21, 2010 6 Months Since BP Oil Spill, Writer and Environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams Asks "Where Is Our Outrage?" Six months ago, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and triggering the worst oil spill disaster in US history. More than 200 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf, polluting coastlines in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 9, 2011 Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills and Shock Doctrine American-Style: "This is a Frontal Assault on Democracy, a Corporate Coup D’Etat" As a wave of anti-union bills are introduced across the country following the wake of Wall Street financial crisis, many analysts are picking up on the theory that award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein first argued in her 2007 bestselling book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Report: Taliban’s Top Military Commander Captured * Civilian Casualties Mount During US Offensive in Afghanistan * 11 Face Arrest for Assassination of Hamas Commander in Dubai * Four Haitian Children Die in School Collapse * Haitian President: It Will Take Three Years to Remove Rubble * Regulators: Toyota Flaws Linked to Deaths of 34 * Anti-Coup Activists in Honduras Still Facing Human Rights Abuses * US to Give Loan Guarantees to Build New Nuclear Reactors * 26 Arrested at Anti-Nu...
|Democracy Now! radio program for January 19, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! radio program for January 19, 2009
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Freed from Captivity in Libya, Anthony Shadid of the New York Times Recounts Ordeal under Gaddafi’s Forces Anthony Shadid is one of four New York Times reporters who were captured in Libya last month by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi. They were held for nearly a week, during which they were beaten and threatened before ultimately being set free. Just two weeks after their release, Shadid joins us for an extensive interview on his ordeal in Libya, the ou...
|Democracy Now! Monday, February 23, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Obama's War: US Involvement in Afghanistan, Past, Present & Future President Obama is speaking before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night in what is being described as the first State of the Union address of his presidency. While the economy is expected to dominate the agenda, Obama will also talk about his top foreign policy initiative: the war in Afghanistan. Last week, Obama ordered an additional 17,000 US combat troops to Afghanistan...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
* Headlines for March 11, 2009 * Dr. Quentin Young, Longtime Obama Confidante and Physician to MLK, Criticizes Admin's Rejection of Single-Payer Healthcare * Ahead of Pivotal El Salvador Vote, Rep. Raul Grijalva Leads Congressional Call to Reverse Longstanding US Interference * Newly Formed 150,000-Strong Nurses' Union Pushes for Single-Payer Healthcare * Burn Your Health Insurance Bill Day: New Group Advocates Direct Action to Demand Single-Payer System
|Democracy Now! Monday, March 4, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Despite Celebrated Speech, Has Obama Really Ordered an End to US Occupation of Iraq? President Obama’s plan to withdraw US combat troops from Iraq has both been hailed by some as a signal of the coming end of the war while criticized by others as an extension of the occupation. We host a debate between Lawrence Korb, the former assistant secretary of defense under President Reagan, and Jeremy Scahill, award-winning author and investigative journalist...
Keywords: News, Politics, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez
|Democracy Now! Thursday, February 12, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
* Headlines * Former Speaker of the Israeli Parliament Avraham Burg: "The Holocaust Is Over: We Must Rise From Its Ashes" * Harry Lewis: "Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion."